PG | | Comedy, Drama, Family
In the summer of 1962, a new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his rowdy team, resulting in many adventures.
Five of the members of the Sandlot baseball team -- Patrick Renna, Chauncey Leopardi, Marty York, Brandon Quintin Adams, and Grant Gelt -- all had roles in different episodes of Boy Meets World (1993). Art LaFleur, "The Great Bambino," was also later featured in Boy Meets World.
Bertram?... Bertram got really into the 60s, and no one ever saw him again.
When the adult Smalls is telling the story of Babe Ruth in the beginning of the movie, there is a shot of the field from the box when it is almost completely covered in shadow with the sun from behind the box (at around 1 min). The next shot of the pictures on the wall however, there are shadows coming from the frames which can only happen when the sun is facing the box.
The opening 20th Century Fox logo plays in complete silence.
Some network television prints omit a scene involving a local carnival and the kids' first time using chewing tobacco.